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Poster: Liamfinnegan Date: Nov 3, 2006 5:44pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Tales from the Crypt X- Strangers stopping Strangers Part Duece

I too did a lot of soloing around the parking lots and arenas- but is there a way we can figure if any of us did actually meet each other? Perhaps there was an experience you had at a show with a stranger that was distinct and the details sharp in your memory.

Here is one for me: Giant Stadium parking lot, 91 92 or 93- ( I think it was 91- the show NOT opened with Eyes)- anyway, some heads were playing dead covers- drum kit, amplifiers, the whole shebang- not a drum circle or a few guys strumming acoustics- This was an electric set up these guys had- a large conga drum was also set up- and the conga was there for anyone who might want to step in and play with the band

I stopped by this ad hoc band and stepped in on Conga while the band played scarlet Begonias....were any of you there?

Does any one have an experience they can share where perhaps one of us talked to you ? What about Miracle tickets? I think that would be the easiest way to see if we met coincidentally- The last miracle ticket I gave away was at the Meadowlands (COntinental airlines arena) for The Other Ones show 11/20/02 - Did I miracle you?

Phish played in 1995 in Stanhope NJ- I forget the outdoor venue- I went up by bus- found some wharf rats- but lost my ride home- somehow a group of the rats squeezed me into their car and brought me back to Secaucus- was it any of you?

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Poster: grendelschoice Date: Nov 5, 2006 1:14pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Tales from the Crypt X- Strangers stopping Strangers Part Duece

I never gave away a Miracle ticket--would have, just never had an extra--but that's great Karma points for you, Liam!

I do remember seeing a Miracle happen in front of me and it was beautiful. Nassau Coliseum show in the early years (for me) probably '80 or '81, and some poor girl was crying her eyes out b/c all her friends were ready to go in and she had no ticket....some guy--totally silent, walks up and puts a hand on her shoulder and when she looked up he just placed the ticket in her hand and walked away. Amazing.

Never seen sadness got to gladness in such a short span of time!